Gigabyte Z690 AORUS MASTER ATX (rev. 1.0) LGA 1700 DDR5 - Motherboard
Intel® Z690 AORUS Motherboard with Direct 19+1+2 Phases Digital VRM Design, DDR5 XTREME MEMORY Design, Fins-Array III Heatsink, Direct-Touch Heatpipe II, NanoCarbon Baseplate, M.2 Thermal Guard III, 125dB ESS Sabre Audio, Intel® WIFI 6E 802.11ax, AQUANTIA® 10GbE LAN
Z690 AORUS MASTER THE NEW KING OF GAMING
Rule supreme with the Z690 AORUS gaming motherboards. The new king of gaming platform continues the legendary AORUS bloodline with the most robust power delivery and dominant thermal design, glorified with the complete memory overclocking technology to crown your PC with the best Alder Lake’s performance in all its gaming glory.
With technology moving so fast, GIGABYTE still keep up with the latest trends and provide our customers with advanced features and latest technology. GIGABYTE Z690 Series motherboards come with upgraded power solution, latest storage standards and outstanding connectivity to enable optimize performance for gaming.
GIGABYTE Z690 Motherboards feature the latest DDR5 architecture and XMP 3.0 capability. The new DDR5 memory technology brings 50% more bandwidth to the platform and increases the system performance drastically by implementing Unlocked Native DDR5 Voltage, Xtreme Memory Routing and reliable SMD slot. In addition to the hardware upgrades, the user friendly UI provides full functionality to overclock higher with exclusive DDR5 tuning capability.
THERMAL REACTIVE ARMOR
GIGABYTE Z690 Series Motherboards' Un-throttled performance is guaranteed by innovative and optimized thermal design to ensure the best CPU, Chipset, SSD stability and low temperatures under full load application and gaming.
GIGABYTE Z690 Series Motherboards let you experience ultimate connection flexibility and blazing data-transfer speed with next generation network, storage, and WIFI connectivity.
GIGABYTE motherboards bundle several useful and intuitive software to help users to control every aspect of motherboard and provide customizable lighting effect with outstanding aesthetics to fit your unique personality.
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ features its product durability and high-quality manufacturing process. GIGABYTE motherboards use the best components and reinforce every slots to make each of them solid and durable.
- LGA1700 socket: Support for 12th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 processors/Intel® Core™ i7 processors/Intel® Core™ i5 processors
(Please refer to "CPU Support List" for more information.)
- Intel® Z690 Express Chipset
- Support for DDR5 6400(O.C.) / 6200(O.C.) / 6000(O.C.) / 5800(O.C.) / 5600(O.C.) / 5400(O.C.) / 5200(O.C.) / 4800 / 4000 MHz memory modules
- 4 x DDR5 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB (32 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory
- Dual channel memory architecture
- Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
- Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
- Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
(Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)
- Integrated Graphics Processor-Intel® HD Graphics support:
- * Support for DisplayPort 1.2 version and HDCP 2.3
(Graphics specifications may vary depending on CPU support.)
- Realtek® ALC1220-VB CODEC
- * The front panel line out jack supports DSD audio.
- Marvell® AQtion AQC113C 10GbE LAN chip
- (10 Gbps/5 Gbps/2.5 Gbps/1 Gbps/100 Mbps)
- Wireless Communication module
- WIFI a, b, g, n, ac, ax, supporting 2.4/5/6 GHz carrier frequency bands
- Support for 11ax 160MHz wireless standard and up to 2.4 Gbps data rate
- * Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.
- 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
- * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
- (The PCIEX16 slot conforms to PCI Express 5.0 standard.)
- 2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x4 (PCIEX4_1, PCIEX4_2)
- * The PCIEX4_1 slot shares bandwidth with the M2C_SB connector. The PCIEX4_1 slot becomes unavailable when a device is installed in the M2C_SB connector.
- (The PCIEX4 slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
- Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies
- 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A_CPU)
- 2 x M.2 connectors (Socket 3, M key, type 2260/2280/22110 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2P_SB, M2Q_SB)
- 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 PCIe 3.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2C_SB)
- 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 SATA and PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2M_SB)
- 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
- Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
- * Refer to "2-8 Internal Connectors," for the installation notices for the PCIEX4_1, M.2, and SATA connectors.
- Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
- * System acceleration with Intel® Optane™ Memory can only be enabled on the M.2 connectors supported by the Chipset.
- 2 x USB Type-C® ports, with USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 support
- (1 port on the back panel, 1 port available through the internal USB header)
- 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
- Chipset+USB 3.2 Gen 2 Hub:
- 1 x USB Type-C® port on the back panel, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
- 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
- Chipset+2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 Hubs:
- 8 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
- 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports available through the internal USB headers
Internal I/O Connectors
- 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
- 2 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
- 1 x water cooling CPU fan header
- 4 x system fan/water cooling pump headers
- 2 x addressable LED strip headers
- 2 x RGB LED strip headers
- 5 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
- 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
- 1 x front panel audio header
- 1 x USB Type-C® header, with USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 support
- 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 headers
- 1 x noise detection header
- 2 x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connectors
- 1 x Trusted Platform Module header (For the GC-TPM2.0 SPI/GC-TPM2.0 SPI 2.0 module only)
- 2 x temperature sensor headers
- Voltage Measurement Points
Back Panel Connectors
- 2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)
- 1 x USB Type-C® port, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
- 1 x USB Type-C® port, with USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 support
- 5 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
- 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
- Water cooling flow rate detection
- * Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install.
- Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
- PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
- * Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
- System Information Viewer
- Support for Xpress Install
- Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
- Support for Windows 10 64-bit
- E-ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 25.9cm